Tyler grew up in Edinboro, PA and has been climbing for over ten years. Tyler spends half the year guiding rock in the New River Gorge, WV and the winter season working as a Research Geologist at Dartmouth College and guiding ice and alpine climbs in the Northeast.
He enjoys teaching newer climbers techniques to improve their efficiency and maximize the fun factor. Tyler loves pushing his limits on big climbing objectives, and continues to develop his skills on rock, ice and snow as he works towards becoming an American Mountain Guide. Tyler is an AMGA Apprentice Rock Guide, certified Single Pitch Instructor, and a Wilderness First Responder.